US Republican Senator John McCain (L) and Republican Senator Lindsey Graham (R). (AFP/Gianluigi Guercia)
November 30, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
Republican senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham urged Obama to send 10,000 troops to both Iraq and Syria to fight Daesh.
It remains unclear if the impact will have long term effects on the group. (AFP/File)
November 30, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
A high rate of death in Iraq as well as increasingly frequent defections indicate Daesh is losing man power.
The grave, which held 123 bodies, was discovered after rainwater exposed some of the remains. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
November 29, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Iraqi officials say a bomb-rigged mass grave, thought to be containing the remains of more than 100 people killed by Daesh militants, has been discovered in the country’s north.
The 36 people are believed to have been taken to an unknown location. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
Some 36 people were abducted by Daesh militants in Iraq’s northern province of Salahuddin, according to al-Forat news agency.
The Daesh network continues to control large swathes of land in Iraq and Syria. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2015 - 08:29 GMT
Daesh is a menace that won't go away easily. The US and its allies have laid out many strategies in recent months to stop the group, but what is the best way to put a stop to this militant network?
French Rafale fighter jets return to the Charles-de-Gaulle aircraft carrier on November 23, 2015 after conducting airstrikes in Iraq and Syria. (AFP/Anne-Christine Poujoulat)
November 24, 2015 - 10:18 GMT
Airstrikes supporting ground troops targeted Daesh positions in Ramadi and Mosul, while more French airstrikes were carried out in Syria against Daesh's self-proclaimed capital of Raqqa.
Daesh's oil supplies are under attack by a US-led coalition. (AFP/Marwan Ibrahim)
November 23, 2015 - 16:00 GMT
The US-led coalition continues targeting Daesh oil supplies, with major airstrikes over the weekend.
Russian S-300 missiles, similar to the ones being used on Syrian targets. (AFP/Vladimir Mashatin)
November 23, 2015 - 12:30 GMT
Erbil and Sulaimaniyah have suspended flights as Russian cruise missiles cross into northern Iraqi airspace.
Iraqi Christians attending a church service in Erbil. (AFP/File)
November 22, 2015 - 11:29 GMT
The Kuwaiti consulate in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan, is providing emergency relief for thousands of Christian families from Iraq.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) greets Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi during a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, May 21, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 22, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
After granting Russia permission to conduct airstrikes against Daesh convoys, Moscow will now be sending Iraq an arms shipment.
Israeli authorities cover the body of a Palestinian man shot during a stabbing attack in Jerusalem. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
November 22, 2015 - 09:48 GMT
The incident comes less than one hour after an Israeli settler ran over and then subsequently shot a Palestinian woman who he believed was about to carry out a stabbing attack.
November 22, 2015 - 09:13 GMT
Expert Michael Burleigh describes how Daesh used fear, isolation, and desperation to sink its deadly tentacles into the Middle East, while racking up millions in the sale of sex slaves and extortion.
Iraqi men inspect the site of a car bomb attack on August 6, 2013 in Baghdad's Karrada commercial district. (AFP/File)
November 22, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
Multiple bombings and armed attacks across Baghdad killed ten people in busy markets and various residential neighborhoods.
Authorities are currently investigating 26 cases of possible civilian casualties. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
November 21, 2015 - 07:53 GMT
An Air Force investigation concluded Friday that was prompted by allegations that an anti-Daesh coalition airstrike in Iraq caused civilian deaths.
An Iraqi man stands in front of a door covered with shrapnel and blood stains after a suicide bomber reportedly blew himself up in the midst of a Shia funeral ceremony where 17 people were killed in Baghdad, November 13, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 20, 2015 - 20:00 GMT
Ten people were killed and at least 28 others injured during a twin bomb attack in a Shia mosque after Friday prayers.
A woman carries a child as migrants and refugees walk near Gevgelija, after crossing the Greece-Macedonia border. (AFP/Dimitar Dilkoff)
November 19, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
Serbia and Macedonia, according to the United Nations Refugee Agency, have reduced refugee entries to merely Syrians, Iraqis, and Afghans. Emerging conflicts in Middle Eastern and African countries have prompted asylum seekers to reach Europe via the Mediterranean Sea.